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On this day in football history
- 1909 James Turnbull, Manchester United centre forward, sent off for the second successive week; firstly against Sheffield United and then against Aston Villa.
- 1952 George Thompson, Scunthorpe United goalkeeper transferred to Preston North End. The son of a former Southampton goalkeeper and brother to Desmond, a goalkeener with Sheffield United, he began his career with Chesterfield but never appeared in their League side. Had four years as North End's goalie and played for them in the 1954 Cup Final when they were beaten by West Bromwich Albion. Moved to Manchester City in 1956 and Carlisle United a year later. Gave up the first class game in 1962 after playing in 436 League games.